Langwood Education Center

This beautiful 92-acre area is used by Louisa County Conservation for school field trips and public programs.

It is also available to rent for weddings,  youth group campouts, reunions, birthday parties or just a quiet place to hang out with friends and family for a few days. 

NOTE: Langwood is open by reservation only or for public programs! 

Langwood: Your Adventure is Waiting (1 Minute Video Featuring Langwood)

Langwood Challenge Course for Corporate Groups and Athletic Teams (Featuring S&J Tube of Wapello, IA)

Langwood overview - Rent Langwood for your group!


Location: 14019 H Avenue,Wapello IA 52653

Size: 92 acres


  • Forest
  • Pond
  • Mowed open areas
  • Prairie


  • Hiking (3-miles of trails)
  • Nature study
  • Birding watching
  • Fishing (pond)
  • Paddling (pond) - six canoes are onsite!
  • Challenge Course - requires LCC supervision & additional fees
  • Hunting and trapping are NOT allowed


Langwood has the following amenities available on site:

  • Lodge with full kitchen
  • Restroom with showers -  Please note: water is turned off in the winter.
  • Dormitory with 21 beds 
  • Challenge Course
  • Hiking trails
  • Bird viewing blind
  • Pond (about 5 acres)
  • Canoes
  • Amphitheater
  • Fire rings
  • Picnic tables
  • Electric hookups for campers (50/30/20 amp service)
  • Parking lot


Downloads: Aerial photo and location map (.pdf)

View the location of Langwood on Google Maps.

Go to Louisa County Conservation Google Map to see all areas and be able to get directions

Contact Us

P: 319-523-8381

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Link to Staff Pages

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Conservation Office

12635 CR G56, Suite 101

Wapello, IA 52653


Office Hours:

M - F, 9:00 - 3:00

Other times by chance or appointment